Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS is the premier North American GT series, contributing to the global Fanatec GT World Challenge championship. Racing across the best circuits in the United States from Sonoma to Indianapolis, the 2023 season will focus on upper-echelon GT3 racing with the return of the PRO-pairing class.
The three-day race event features 90-minute double-header races for excitingly packed weekends. The competition hosts major manufacturers and teams competing under the direction of two drivers per entry. The three classes are delegated by the rating of those two drivers with the PRO Class, PRO/ AM Class, and AM Class.
A very simple labeling system is noted on each entry to track the racer’s progress in each class. A labeled number decal on the side panel, hood, and read bumper of each car will show what class the auto represents. For the PRO Class, the decal is white, The PRO/AM Class is black, and the AM Class is red.
Nearly all of the world’s fiest GT3 makes can be found in the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS. From Lamborghini and Ferrari to Porsche and Mercedes. Fans can find all their favorite racing brands with big names behind the wheel such as Mario Farnbacher in an Acura NSX GT3 or Bill Auberlen in the BMW M4 GT3. This ultra-competitive series has it all.
In addition, the top-level GT racing continues to have a global impact, and outreach as the series helps host the Intercontinental GT Challenge powered by Pirelli Indianapolis 8 Hours and a 24 Hours of Spa tie-in with Crowdstrike as the new title sponsor.
The previous race season suggests this years PRO Class Championship is up for grabs with Andrea Caldarelli and K-PAX Racing letting their legacy hang on the 2022 championship win. The PRO/AM Class Championship won by Ashton Harrison and Mario Farnbacher from Racers Edge Motorsports was a nail biter, fought to the final race while Charlie Scardina and Onofrio Triarsi of Triarsi Competizione were victorious in their AM Class Championship.
HOW AND WHERE TO WATCH
In 2023 the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS takes on racetracks coast to coast. The opening rounds take place on Sonoma Raceway followed by NOLA Motorsports Park, Circuit of The Americas, VIRginia International Raceway, Road America, and Sebring International Raceway.The grand finale takes place at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
In addition, the top-l evel GT racing continues to have a global impact, and outreach as the series helps host the Intercontinental GT Challenge powered by Pirelli Indianapolis 8 Hours and a 24 Hours of Spa tie-in with Crowdstrike as the new title sponsor.
The races are streamed live on GT World via YouTube and Twitch, with CBS Sports supporting through airing live and time-delayed broadcasts of each race. To watch past seasons or previous races, the GT World YouTube page is perfect for reliving the action.
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TWO 90-MIN RACES OVER A THREE-DAY RACE WEEKEND
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CLASSES: OVERALL, PRO-AM, AM
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